Comparison of contemporary methods for estimating prostate tumour volume in pathological specimens.

@article{Perera2014ComparisonOC,
  title={Comparison of contemporary methods for estimating prostate tumour volume in pathological specimens.},
  author={Marlon Perera and Nathan L Lawrentschuk and Damien M Bolton and David R. Clouston},
  journal={BJU international},
  year={2014},
  volume={113 Suppl 2},
  pages={29-34}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the accuracy of various prostate tumour volume (TV) estimation methods. To determine the most appropriate estimation method for current clinical practice. PATIENTS AND METHODS Radical prostatectomy (RP) specimens from multiple institutions were analysed by a single uro-pathologist between September 2009 and May 2011. Tumour properties including thickness, width and length were collected and TV was established using computer-assisted image analysis (CAIA). TV estimation… CONTINUE READING

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